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Troy, MI
A 44-year-old male asked:

I have a round sore on my back that looks like an "0" a swollen red ring?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Infection : This sounds like a skin infection, but can't know for sure without looking at it. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment of possible ringworm.

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Troy, MI
A 44-year-old male asked:

I have a circle sore on my back that looks like an "o" it is swollen and itchy what could it be. It looks like a swollen red ring?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
It is almost : Impossible to diagnose any skin issue without eyes to see it. it would be much better for for you to visit your doc to have it looked ardor proper diagnosis ant treatment._ however what you describe sure sounds like a ringworm that would be helped by treatment like lamisil (terbinafine) twice a day place over the O and an entire inch around it and continued for 5 days after the lesion is completely gone.

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Last updated May 22, 2017

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